The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 11 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.99% 1.12% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 2.88% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 13
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
WPF
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
370 451 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.36% 38.75% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 334 405 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Salary Trend in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 11 £30,000 +5.26%
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (76.67%) Visual Studio
3 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) QA
6 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) WinForms
7 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.00%) Kanban
8 6 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (20.00%) Ninject
8 6 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (20.00%) MSTest
8 6 (20.00%) MVVM
8 6 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (20.00%) Moq
8 6 (20.00%) Spring.NET
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.00%) C++
8 6 (20.00%) VB

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (20.00%) MSTest
2 6 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (20.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) WinForms
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.00%) WCF
2 6 (20.00%) Spring.NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (20.00%) Ninject
2 6 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Kanban
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (20.00%) MVVM
3 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) VB
2 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft